Vuelta a Espana: Britain's Chris Froome completes historic victory in Madrid

September 10, 2017 1:37 pm0 commentsViews: 3
Chris Froome (centre) with his Team Sky team-mates

Chris Froome has cemented his place among the greats of cycling by becoming the first British winner of the Vuelta a Espana in Madrid on Sunday.

The Team Sky rider’s winning margin was two minutes and 15 seconds over Italy’s Vincenzo Nibali. Russia’s Ilnur Zakarin was 36 seconds further back in third.

Froome is the third man to complete the Tour de France-Vuelta double in the same year and first in that order.


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